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Parthenon Hostel

310 S. Halsted Street, GreyHound Amtrak Stations, Chicago, USA, Distance from city centre: 3.1km

Rating: 70% from 10 reviews

  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 82%Staff
  • 76%Security
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 78%Location
  • 72%Value for money
  • 58%Facilities

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  • The air conditioning was out for 2/3 days we were there. The room was so muggy and there was no way to circulate air. We had to buy a small fan that we kept running the whole time to get a little relief. The smell in the room was also made worse by the lack of AC. It smelled damp and moldy in the room and was not a good experience at all. At the end of the day I did not look forward to going back to our room. Bathroom also needs cleaning and updating! Hair and clogged drains everywhere!
  • 63%
  • 17 Aug 2017 Anonymous USA
  • Wonderful time
  • 100%
  • 19 Jan 2017 Richard
  • We got free breakfast, towels and hair dryers, the employees are very helpful and the breakfast was great for a hostel, toast, eggs, porridge, cereals, apples, coffee, tee. You can easily walk into the city, less than 10 minutes to Willis tower, metro station and bus station is closed by.
  • 86%
  • 29 Dec 2016 Anonymous Germany
  • Good location, only two blocks from the blue line and three stops from the Loop. Customer service is very good and there's someone at the desk 24 hours. Biggest problems for me were 1)the shower took too long to heat up, there were two showers in one room together (can't say I'm a fan of random people seeing me naked), and they used kitchen non-slip mats to stand on outside of the shower while drying off. Also, I wasn't a fan of the fact that there was no elevator. Fourth floor walk ups ughhh
  • 74%
  • 02 Dec 2016 Brendon USA
  • simple only terrible
  • 23%
  • 26 Sep 2016 Lothar Germany
  • I am reluctant to say anything negative about this place, as the staff were all friendly and very helpful, the included breakfast very delicious, and the value very good for a downtown hostel, but the following items made us uncomfortable: no working smoke detector(wooden structure); room cold-staff person unable to turn heat on, but did give us 1 blanket; local person on stoop smoking outside, making a huge mess
  • 66%
  • 02 Sep 2016 RICHARD USA
  • The hostel does not have one of the most important things for an international traveller: wi-fi. During all my trip, I had to go to places to have wi-fi! It was terrible. I got really upset, since they put they have wi-fi in the website. The location is pretty good, but in Chicago we can take the subway to go everywhere. I don't feel it worth the money spent.I would recommend this hostel only if you don't need wi-fi and has a car.
  • 60%
  • 01 Sep 2016 Renan Brazil
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